SHOWING THE COLORS

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pic1 Freedom Song
Racism is unnatural. It makes a few people rich and the rest of us crazy.
Cooperate Social Club
In Selma, Alabama, poor whites lived much like poor blacks, except in white neighborhoods the streets were paved.
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pic3 Confederate Flag
Highest on the statehouse flagpole was the Alabama state flag. Just under it flew the confederate stars and bars. Somewhere on the capitol grounds, mostly hidden by trees, was the U.S. Flag. Before getting too cynical about the national emblem, consider what it meant in a place where the emancipation proclamation was still considered to be a bluff.
Freedom Marchers In Montgomery
There are excellent, practical, even economic reasons to eliminate racism. But there is nothing wrong in doing something simply because it is right.
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pic4 On the Outskirts of Montgomery
Sncc wasn't happy about the march. It's people feared the march would jeopardize local organizations by raising big expectations they couldn't handle. Sclc argued that local movements were outnumbered and outgunned. National attention was crucial. sncc closed ranks with sclc for the duration, but tactical divisions were never overcome. The various groups comprising the civil rights movement assembled only once more for a national mass demonstration, the funeral of Martin Luther King.
FROM SELMA TO
MONTGOMERY:

The Civil Rights Movement
in 1965

FROM SELMA TO MONTGOMERY
is a close-up look at the historic
voter rights march in Alabama, a culminating event of the 1960's civil rights movement, with photographs and commentary by a participant.

Black and white prints explore various aspects of the march, its supporting activities and all those people who changed the moral landscape of their time.

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